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a school situation. another coach will take over during the investigation. >>> palm scanning technology in the cafeteria causing worries for a few parents in carroll county. each student's palm is connected to an account. calf tear dwra staff say it's easier than using debit cards or cash. the district said the program is optional. >> we're tracking that data school by school. it has the -- the data we have runs between 5% and 15% of households. >> ten schools are using the technology right now. the district wants it at all 43 schools in the next 18 months. >>> it's the final weekend before thanksgiving. everybody's getting ready. lots to do. >> shopping, turkeys and worrying about the weather. what's it going to be like -- crazy, trying to get that turkey. let's check in with meteorologist wyatt everhart. did you buy that bird yet? >> i get to go to mom's house. i'll help out of course. when this comes to the bird, they're masters of this. clear skies, a few clouds blowing out to the east. so we're set for a clear cold night. look at the current temperatures across central maryland. 44
buzz, duncan doned a wedding dress at a technology conference, mindful it's difficult to get attention at a technology start-up. >> i thought who better than myself to be showing new a wedding dress to create attention. >> reporter: the stunt paid off. bloggers took off and the company is making traction. >> teacher appreciation, anniversaries, graduations, memorials, class yearbooks and birthdays. >> reporter: he said he would some time like to build in the feature to have the message delivered after one's death. reporting for cnn, san francisco. >>> all right, coming up at 6:00, adopt a pet for free. why one person's jen ross thy will help -- generosity will help top your family and new recommend dations -- recommendations on breast feeding. >>> when you think of the holiday music, you think of christmas carrolls. >> we are going to have a good time. >> catchy, uh? >> the song let youtube less than a week ago and already as more than 4 million hits. it was written by the man behind rebecca black's infamous "friday" song. some are calling it the worst song ever. 12-year-old nicole wes
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of education is saying. >> and palm scanning technology allows carroll county students to pay for their lunch. why the policy is now under review. >>> a teacher at broad neck high school has been relieved of her duties. not only was she a teach are but she -- teacher, but she coached. >> reporter: the board reassigned erin thorn while the
convenience. >> we were able to look at this new technology that allows a few scans to bring up a child's account versus a card or pin number. cards can get lost. pin numbers can get forgotten. >> rote now it's available in handful of schools and parents are concerned about privacy. right now less than 15% of parents opt out of the plan. >>> the howard county board of education is apologizing for having a seg gated school system 50 years ago. it was issued in a proclamation in a meeting last night. it said the school had failed to desegregate for nearly a decade after the case had ended separate but equal segregation if schools. >>> it seems like kind of a strange time for free toe lay to come out with a new version of cracker jacks, baked with caffeine. they're calling it cracker jacked. the high energy popcorn will only be marketed to adults. we want to know what you this. head to our website, abc2news.com/facebook and soundoff. is frito-lay taking the caffeine craze too far. >>> more than 18,000 people are out of work right now. >> and a snack staple is no more. hostess, the make are
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. >> with technology the way it is, we're finding folks are using the internet, not only anonymous using skype but the person did the right thing by contacting the police department. >> wyatt will remain in jail on a $30,000 bond. >>> howard county police are stepping up efforts to find the man who shot the manager at the columbia taco bell. this happened just after midnight on sunday. directs are offering a $2 harks re ward. they spotted gary graham and another employee coming toward them. graham was shot several teams but managed to make it into the restaurant where other employees called 911. he is still in critical condition. if you have any information about the shoght call the police -- shooting, call the police. >>> the man who accused puppeteer kevin clash of having sex with him while he was a minor said it isn't true. clash said he is relieved this allegation has been put to rest. the accuser recanted it. clash had taken a leave of absence from sesame street. >>> if you were about out and about today you know we started with freezing rain in some areas. this is what this looked like i
the and -- baltimore for a annual conference. they will discuss the use of new technology. the method of teaching and economy and poverty. it takes place at baltimore marriott and starts at 12:30. >>> your money hangs in the balance over what happens in the next few weeks. the president invited leaders from the labor and business communities to the white house for talks of the fiscal cliff. and on friday, he will meet with the congressional leaders they have until december 31st to hammer out a deal that would stave off tax increases and spending cuts if that deal is not reached. average american family would end up paying nearly 3500 dollars in new taxes in 2013. >>> money is not a problem for some. the blue dress julie garland wore in the wizard of oz sold for $480,000 in an auction in beverly hills. no word if dorothy's dress will be reunited with the ruby red slippers and the buyer has not been identified. >>> twilight fans camped out outside the nokia theater in los angeles. the film the last film in the series the twilight saga breaking dawn part 2 premiers today. so fans hope to get a glimp
financing classrooms and providing technology and supplies. >> want to give a very special shout out to students and their teacher. we got this on facebook. this is her first grade class. they collected canned goods for two local food kitchens. they came up with the idea. they made up posters and they collected 674 cans. way to go. first grade. >> that's great. not everybody can afford to put food on the table at thank giving so the food bank is trying to help out. how they are stuffing buses tonight. and what you can do to help. >> week from tomorrow the biggest shopping day of the year will be here. y may want to shop earlier. >> and if you are looking for extra cash there is an app for that. . >>> all right, black friday is just eight day away but the sales are starting. >> john shows us why you may have to shop while your family is still celebrating so you don't waste your money >> reporter: black friday, the day after thank giving a shopping day many of us plan for, wait for and stay up all night for. this year it's moving earlier than ever, as a result you may not have to g
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, they've been out in boats just like this one, using night vision goggles and infrared technology. so far, there's been no sign of the two, missing workers. but the coast guard is using the latest technology to find them before it's too late. it's an all-out effort from the coast guard's units from the air and the sea, for the 2 oil platform workers who have been missing close to 24 hours. authorities have not revealed their names or genders. but they believe they are out somewhere in the massive gulf of mexico, alive. the two disappeared after jumping into the water off the coast of louisiana when the oil platform they were working on suddenly exploded. the blast was so intense, black smoke billowed more than 1,000 feet into the air and could be seen 20 miles away on shore. black elk energy, the houston-based company who owns the platform, says 1 of the 22 contractors onboard, improperly used a blowtorch to cut the pipeline igniting the explosion. 11 workers were injured, medevacked to safety. four with severe burns. >> they treat us contractors as part of their family. so, when ther
to a particular account and draws the money for the food. only a few schools are using this technology. the school board wants to expand that number. the district allows parents to opt their child out of the program and so far less than 15% of parents have done so. >>> well, it may be the toughest warmup for the west minister owls. some members of the football team attend add classmate's vug before playing in the championship game. cheryl joins us now with how the team held up. >> michael berry would have been in the stands chering on the west minister owls. some of the team went from his vug to the football field, a tough tron sags but one they managed to be set on for a win. >> on the first play, the west minister owls get on the board with a touchdown pass. the team went into the regional championship game undefeated, and tonight there's another reason to keep their record. >> he was here every game. he was here last week, and we remember him. he use today cheer on every game. >> shannon wrote baseball games and seeing your smile on her shirt. that's how she remembers 17-year-old michael berry
continue to invest in potential break-through technologies that could further remove carbon from our atmosphere. but we haven't done as much as we need to. so what i'm going to be doing over the next several weeks next several months is having a conversation, a wide-ranging conversation with scientists, engineers, elect engineers, elected officials to find out what more can we do to make short-term progress in reducing carbons. and then, you know, working through an education process that i think is necessary as discussion, a conversation across the country about what realistically can we do long term to make sure that this is not something we're passing on to future again rations that is expensive and difficult to deal with. i don't know what democrats or republicans are prepared to do at this point. this is not a partisan issue. there are regional issues. no doubt for us to take on climate change in a serious way would involve making some tough political choices. and -- understandably, think the american people right now, have been so focused and will continue to be focused on jobs
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in technology, we no longer need intelligence to survive. this is hardly mainstream science. but as one researcher noted, my favorite part here. a hunter/gatherer, who did not seek a solution to shelter probably died. where a wall streeter who made a similar mistake would receive a substantial bonus. >>> now, to the software billionaire suspected of murder. john mcafee made a fortune on anti-virus software that runs on computers around the world. now, he's being chased by police in the tiny country of the belize, who believe he may be behind the killing of his neighbor. matt gutman has more. >> reporter: good morning. john mcafee lived the kind of life in central america that scared the people that knew him. now, the name that was synonymous with security, could be synonymous with drugs and murder. this picture may tell the story of a man many believe has become increasingly paranoid and is now on the run. >> i hid for almost 18 hours. lying in the bottom of cabs, boats. i'll do whatever it takes to stay alive. >> reporter: mcafee, the former millionaire founder of the anti-virus softwa
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of technology people are going to be shopping more and more with smart phones, tablets. >> look at rob ordering my gift already. the best time to shop, monday, tuesday, wednesday, after thanksgiving. according to shopper track. i actually need those. >> a year's supply of breath mints. >> thank you. [ scratching ] you're not using too much are you, hon? ♪ nope. [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft is so soft you'll have to remind your family they can use less. charmin ultra soft is made with extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. plus you can use four times less versus the leading value brand. don't worry, there's plenty left for you dad. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra soft? >> the picture again, sorry. i love our second story coming up. before we get to that. this considering the news of the week is a very timely story. listen to this. from the l.a. times. a study published tuesday in the journal of neuroscience has uncovered a surprising new property of oxytocin. finding, men in monogamous relationships got a sniff of this stuff they subsequently put a littl
apparently could not wait for the new technology to evolve. >> take a look at this bizarre scene in wildwood new jersey. the car keeps going in circles. backward with no one at all behind the wheel. after standing by helplessly, a hero emerges believed to be the fire chief jumping in from the passenger's side window. >> looks like the "dukes of hazard" car. started when drivers and passengers decided to switch side. as both men got out, the car slipped into reverse. >> well done. coming up next, the champagne blues. >> france's bubbly is going flat. we will tell you why and what it means for your new year's toast, right after this. it is all coming -- it is all coming of next on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by lifestyle lift. ♪ ♪ >>> the new halo 4 game an angel for microsoft, the sci-fi, shoot them up, action game, raked in $220 million sales globally last tuesday. the first day on sale. >> that beats the record set by previous installments of the hit series for x-box 360 platform. halo 4 could be the hit of the season. it will be challenged b
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